CHAM 2016

Director Large Venture funds, Bpifrance

Maïlys Ferrère is Director of Large Venture Investments within the Innovation Department of Bpifrance. Large venture vocation is to support innovative French companies with long-term capital in order to facilitate the emergence of world leaders. The portfolio has 25 active companies in the following fields: life sciences, digital and environmental technology. Examples of investments in health: Cellectis, DBV Technologies, Innate Pharma, Pixium, Voluntis. Prior to this feature, Maïlys was Investment Director at Strategic Investment Fund between 2009 and 2012. Previously, she was a banker specializing in Equity Capital Markets.